Recovery Works team
Main email: Recovery.Works@fssa.IN.gov
Catrinka Prestly – Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director – central region (and temporarily southern region)
Ms. Prestly is the Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director for the central region of Indiana. Temporarily, she is also representing the southern portion of the state. Catrinka earned her undergraduate degree in criminal justice from Kaplan University and continued her education to receive a Master of Science degree in criminology and criminal justice from Indiana State University. Additionally, she will receive her Master of Arts Degree from University of the Cumberland’s in 2018. She has worked in the criminal justice and social work field for 10+ years, where she gained experience with the Marion County Juvenile Center, State of Indiana Department of Child Services, and private sectors relating to both criminal justice and social work system. As of October of 2017, Catrinka began with DMHA and is responsible for ICJI program grant implementation, prior authorizations and quality assurance audits.
Darius Brannon – Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director – northern region
Mr. Brannon is the Forensic Treatment Services Clinical Director for the northern region of Indiana for DMHA Recovery Works program since 2017. Darius recently earned his Master’s degree in education with a concentration in human services and counseling from Purdue ’17. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from Purdue ’15 and an Associate’s degree in criminal justice from Ivy Tech College ’07. He also has 5 years’ experience in the field of addictions and 14 years’ experience in law enforcement as a Gary and Cincinnati police officer. In addition, Darius recently became a Licensed Addictions Counselor.
Sarah Sipher – Forensic Treatment Services Coordinator
Ms. Sipher is the Forensic Treatment Services Coordinator for all regions of Indiana. Sarah is a recent graduate from Indiana University, where she earned her bachelor’s in public health in May of 2017. She began with DMHA and Recovery Works in October of 2017 and acts as the liaison between Recovery Works agencies and the division by providing resources and technical assistance. Sarah can answer questions regarding vouchers, agency inquiries and applications, and the Recovery Works website.